Alcove sofa by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for Vitra
Black three seater Alcove sofa by Paris based designer brothers, Ronan (b1971) and Erwan B1976) Bouroullec, for Vitra Switzerland. We offer this immaculate three seater Alcove sofa with extra cushions, in our favourite ‘Melbourne black’.
Designed in 2006, Alcove sits perfectly within Vitra’s design philosophy, which could be described as practical, Swiss modern, minimalism. Alcove comes in two heights, this one, or the extra high, and two widths. There is also an armchair.
The Designer’s Inspiration Places of physical shelter and acoustic seclusion.
Fabrication Steel base seat platform. Bright chromed continuous tubular steel legs, side and back support, MDF side and back panels covered with padding and horizontal quilt upholstery, 2 visible silver zippers connect the sides to the backrest.
Hidden Feature Comes with 3 large back cushions, 2 side armrest cushions, plus 2 small lumbar supports.
Design Consigned Stylist Contemporary French sofa by the world famous Bouroullec Design Studio. The padded panels provide an accoustic refuge from surrounding noise. Two people can share this longer sofa facing each other backs to the side panels. This 2.4 meter long sofa will seat three comfortably because there is actually 2.4 meters of seating area.
Design Consigned Collectors Authentic Alcove sofa in the original signature black upholstery, made in Switzerland by Vitra. Bouroullec Designs are held by MOMA New York, Design Museum London and Centre Pompidou Paris.
Mark of Authenticity Vitra embossed bolt covers (see image)
Provenance One owner 2020
DC Insider Ronan Bouroullec is also an artist. View his work HERE
2023 RRP AUD $13,000 + the extra 4 cushions
Our Condition Report 4/5 Minimal use only. No marks, fading, areas of wear or faults.
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H94cm W240cm D86cm SH48cm
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